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- The promised benefits of 5G technology, often touted as on par with the advent of the internet and smartphones, has not yet lived up to its billing as few consumers have yet taken advantage of recent rollout of 5G mobile and direct-to-consumer content products by the nation’s top wireless carriers.
- This school year has been quite eventful as students all over the U.S. have had to embrace different modes of learning (online or hybrid classes) as means to stop the spread of COVID-19.
- Thousands of Arkansan homeowners and renters breathed a sigh of relief after President Donald Trump temporarily halted evictions through the end of 2020. However, questions still remain on what lies ahead as housing advocates, legal experts and critics of the recent executive order sort out the details of the federal mandate.
- During the 2019 Arkansas General Assembly, legislation to revamp Arkansas’ tenant-landlord law died in the House Insurance and Commerce Committee after weeks of back-and-forth between lawmakers, housing advocates, policymakers, and the influential Arkansas Realtors Association.
- Profits at Arkansas’ federally insured banks plummeted in the second quarter as many financial institutions across the state paused to support customers and businesses impacted by COVID-19, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.’s (FDIC) quarterly banking profile released on Aug. 26.
- For many larger regional and national financial institutions that have operations in Arkansas, the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has weighed heavily on bank’s operations and profit margins as over five million companies have participated in the nation’s first true bailout for small business owners.
- As local schools return to class and more adults leave their remote working environments at home and head back to office, contact tracing is increasing part of the national conversation as communities frantically seek ways to combat and slow the spread of COVID-19.
As the impact of COVID-19 touches every part of society, nonhuman contactless methods of conducting commercial activities are becoming the norm, rather than the exception.
- Concerns about COVID-19 and absentee voting in Arkansas and across the country were heightened in recent days after the newly appointed U.S. Postmaster announced plans to overhaul U.S. Postal Service (USPS) ahead of the November presidential election.
- Just as the Democratic and Republican parties gear up for their respective national conventions, the specter of the virus known as SARS-CoV-2 looms over the Arkansas voting booths with less than 75 days before the 2020 president election.